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Category: Appetizers

Coconut Shrimp (improved recipe)

Coconut Shrimp (improved recipe)

Along with all my new recipes, I am also revising and improving existing recipes for your enjoyment. These are recipes I’ve tweaked over the past few years so I know what works and what doesn’t. Some of these recipes might not have that many tweaks, […]

Guacamole

Guacamole

I decided to post my guacamole recipe right away because there are quite a lot of recipes I use with guacamole. Skirt steak tacos, burrito bowls, beans and rice, shrimp tacos, fish tacos, tacos. Mainly tacos. We eat a lot of tacos in the Soupbelly […]

Soy Sauce Eggs

Soy Sauce Eggs

  I made soy sauce chicken last night and had some leftover stock, so I made soy sauce braised eggs. The soy infused stock can be used over and over again for chicken, eggs, tofu and so on.  The more it is reused, the more […]

Shrimp Stuffed Mushrooms

Shrimp Stuffed Mushrooms

I had 10 large mushrooms in my fridge for over a week. Almost two weeks. I’m surprised they didn’t go bad. I didn’t have bacon. I did have shrimp…but no cream cheese. I had ricotta instead. It was time to get creative… I had reserved […]

Taco Dip, My Way.

Taco Dip, My Way.

Look at that.  Isn’t that the most beautiful thing you’ve ever seen?  I don’t have any more words to describe it.  The photo speaks for itself. Serve it with a big pitcher of sangria this weekend!! Taco Dip My Way (serves 6-8…if you’re willing to share) […]

Spring rolls – freezing and storage.

Spring rolls – freezing and storage.

Freezing and storage: Place spring rolls in a single layer on a sheet pan. Make room in the freezer to place the sheet pan inside, for 30+ minutes. This prevents them from freezing together in clumps. Take out of freezer, and place in zip lock […]

Strawberries and Cream on Sliced Baguette

Strawberries and Cream on Sliced Baguette

 I couldn’t decide which picture to use, so I used them all.  They just look so pretty.  To get my cheesecake fix without spending hours baking one, I had some cream cheese, strawberries, and half a baguette left.  If you don’t have a spare artisan […]